The WomenTech Global Conference 2021 kicked off on June 7, bringing together more than 100,000 women from the tech sector and over 500 speakers and mentors from all over the world to share knowledge, experiences and thought leadership.
WomenTech Global Conference will feature a full week of live events hosted daily until June 11, 2021 across various time zones including Americas, GMT & APAC. It will include inspiring keynotes, industry-specific summits, sponsor info sessions, career growth expo, workshops, open space discussion groups, contributions sprints, 1:1 networking opportunities, and interactive community content.
Today’s speakers included some distinguished professionals from the tech sector and a lot of inspiring talks.
Monique Morrow, Senior Distinguished Architect, Emerging Technologies at Syniverse Technologies, talked about the intersection of ethics and data, security and privacy, how data can be mismanaged, and the role of self-sovereign Identity.
Aistė Miškūnienė, Director of Engineering at Vinted, explained why there are so few women in technology leadership and how we can change that, while Ciera Lowe, Data Engineering Tech Lead at Ocrolus, shared some insights and tips on hiring, developing, and challenging a diverse workforce.
Martine Antonio, IP Sales Director Europe and Israel at Synopsys, talked about the importance of building diversity and parity teams in tech, and Nadia Znachko, Global Head of Quality Assurance at Luxoft DXC Technology Company, shared some advice and tips on how to adapt to diverse cultures and succeed.
The WomenTech Global Conference is a mission-driven program by WomenTech Network and the Coding Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling women’s empowerment in tech through leadership development, professional growth, mentorship, and networking events.
Anna Radulovski, Founder and CEO at WomenTech Network has said: “Women are more vulnerable in times of disruption, be it through a crisis as COVID-19 or job automation, as evidenced by the UN, more women work in low-paying, insecure and informal jobs without health insurance, thus compromising women’s ability to make a living and meet their families’ basic needs.”
“This is why by uniting 100,000 women in tech we act as a catalyst, inspiring women to enter, grow and excel in technology to become part of a solution by leading with purpose, humanity and impact.”